PayPal freezes Canadian media company’s account over story about Syrian family – Manitoba – CBC News

A Canadian newspaper tried to submit a story to a Canadian awards competition, and Paypal calls the transaction “suspicious” and suspends their account. Why? Because the story was about some Syrian refugees? Really? Blame Canada!

A community newspaper’s payment to enter a feel-good story about a family of Syrian refugees in an awards competition prompted PayPal to freeze the account of a national media organization after flagging the suspicious transaction, The Canadian Press has learned.

Source: PayPal freezes Canadian media company’s account over story about Syrian family – Manitoba – CBC News